You can go all in with CAPM&R to improve your skills in Physiatry.

Objectives:

  1. Compile techniques for managing challenging pain syndromesS
  2. Describe the complex interplay between fat, muscle and exercise and incorporate exercise prescription skills into your practice
  3. Review novel technology, such as 3-D printing, as it’s applied to PM&R
  4. Practice skills in feedback and quality improvement
  5. Employ the most up to date techniques for treating shoulder pain

Accreditation Hours Form

May 24


Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - Pre-Conference Course

Pre-Conference Course: Improving your Odds on Effective Pain Management

Lead: John Flannery

AM Sessions: “Heads or Tails” - Increasing your chances in those challenging cases

08:00-08:50 Pain in the Butt
Speaker: Brian Liem
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss common lumosacral spine sources of buttock pain
  • Discuss common bone and joint sources of buttock pain
  • Discuss common soft tissue sources of buttock pain
  • List other non-musculoskeletal sources of buttock pain
 Great Room C
08:50-09:10 Pelvic dysfunction - the missing link
Speaker: Raza Awan
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the link between non-resolving low back and/or hip pain and underlying pelvic muscle dysfunction
  • Summarize the risk factors for pelvic muscle dysfunction
  • Assess when it is appropriate to refer a patient to pelvic physiotherapy
 Great Room C
09:10-09:30 Exertional Compartment Syndrome
Speaker: AbdelRahman Lawendy
 Great Room C
09:30-09:50 Fire and Ice - Cramps all over, it's not always fibromyalgia
Speaker: Hans Katzberg
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Review the pathophysiology behind muscle cramps and prevalence across disease and physiological states
  • Learn an approach to the patient with muscle cramps, including a rational approach to the investigations required
  • Describe the challenges in treatment of muscle cramps and a become familiar with common pharmacological and non-pharmacological options
 Great Room C
09:50-10:00 Panel Discussion
Moderator: John Flannery
Speakers: Brian Liem, Raza Awan, AbdelRahman Lawendy, Hans Katzberg
 Great Room C
10:00-10:30 Refreshment Break  Strategy Prefunction Space
10:30-12:00     Workshops I - 30 minute rotations
Take your chances on 3 of the 4 workshops: patient care/examination techniques/pearls
10:30-11:00 - Rotation 1
11:00-11:30 - Rotation 2
11:30-12:00 - Rotation 3 
Pain in the Butt II
Speaker: Brian Liem
 Strategy Room 3
Pain in the Pelvis II
Speaker: Raza Awan
 Strategy Room 7
Pain in the Leg
Speaker: AbdelRahman Lawendy
 Strategy Room 1
Cramps All Over
Speaker: Hans Katzberg
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe a case-based approach to review common clinical scenarios surrounding the management of patients with muscle cramps
 Strategy Room 2
12:00-13:00 Lunch & Networking  Great Room Prefunction Space

PM Sessions: “Growing your odds of winning” with your pain strategies

13:00-13:30 Platelet Rich Plasma in Musculoskeletal Pain: Is it the New Future??
Speaker: Nimish Mittal
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize principles of platelet rich plasma therapy
  • Discuss indications and controversies of use in musculoskeletal conditions
  • Discuss physician role and patient expectations regarding treatment outcomes
 Great Room C
13:30 - 14:00

Radiofrequency Ablation - Focusing on Outcomes

Speaker: Mike Golfed

Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe historical perspective of radiofrequency methods in managing chronic pain
  • Estimate pre-treatement probablity of positive outcomes
  • Systematize evidence of efficacy

 

 Great Room C
14:00-14:30 How to Talk Functional Goals
Speakers: David Clark and Mandy McGlynn
 Great Room C
14:30-14:45 Refreshment Break Strategy Prefunction Space
14:45-15:15 Workshops II - 30 minute rotations
Risking it on 2 of the 3 workshops: patient selection and practical tips
14:45-15:00 - Rotation 1
15:00-15:15 - Rotation 2 
US Guided Intervention Drugs
Speaker: Nimish Mittal
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Analyze the current medical evidence for use of PRP in musculoskeletal conditions
  • Identify the appropriate patients for a trial of platelet rich plasma therapy
  • Describe protocols of common US guided platelet rich plasma injections
 Strategy Room 2

Radio Frequency Ablation: Who, By Whom and In What Conditions
Speaker: Mike Golfed

Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • identify appropriate candidates for radiofrequency ablation
  • analyse results of diagnostic injections and radiofrequency ablation
  • distinguish between different methods
 Strategy Room 1
Functional Goals of Pain Management
Speakers: David Clark and Mandy McGlynn
 Strategy Room 3

Annual Meeting

17:00-18:00 CPD Committee Meeting Strategy Room 5
17:00-18:00 Education Committee Meeting Upper Fallsview Studio A
17:00-18:00 Research Committee Meeting Strategy Room 7
18:00-20:00 Welcome Reception  Great Room A
20:00- Resident Event Wizard's Golf at Clifton Hill

May 25


Thursday, May 25, 2017: Muscle, Fat and Exercise

07:00-08:00 Adjunct Therapies in the Management of Spasticity
Speaker: Prof. Lalith Satkunam, MBBS, FRCPC
 Upper Fallsview Studio B+C
08:00-09:15    Concurrent Special Interest Group Sessions 

International SIG - Roles and guidance for rehabilitation efforts in the humanitarian field
Speakers: Drs. Colleen O'Connell, Sivakumar Gulasingam and Nabila Soomro

Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the World Health Organizations technical standards for foreign medical teams including rehabilitation services
  • Reflect on the experiences of building physical medicine and rehabilitation services in Pakistan
  • Determine priority activities for members of the International special interest group
Strategy Room 1
Pediatric SIG - Exercise and Cerebral Palsy
Speaker: David Berbrayer
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Review history of types of exercise and impact on cerebral palsy
  • Discuss impact of exercise on aging with cerebral palsy
  • Reflect on guidelines for physical activity in Cerebral palsy
Strategy Room 7
Medical Legal SIG - Methodology determining role of pre-existing injury, disease or loss (crumbling skull vs. thin skull) & SIG Business Meeting
Speaker: E. Lyle Gross
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Administer the Functional Inventory Table (Apportionment)
  • Describe the Principles of use
  • Incorporate the Principles into a report
  • Describe clinical examples of the importance of distinction (benefits paid out)
Strategy Room 3

Education SIG
Program Evaluation
Speakers: Denyse Richardson, MD, FRCPC and Nancy DUdek, MD, FRCPC

Strategy Room 2
08:00-09:00 Scientific Basis of Acupuncture
Moderator: Larry Robinson
Speaker: Narda G. Robinson
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Learn the scientific basis of acupuncture.
  • Identify the value of acupuncture for pain control, stroke rehabilitation, spinal disease, and traumatic brain injury.
  • Describe the mechanisms of action and evidential support with respect to acupuncture for the aforementioned conditions.
Great Room B+C
09:15-09:30 Introduction to Sarcopenic Obesity and Morning Keynote
Speaker: Cathy Craven
Great Room B+C
09:30-10:15 Dismotility Syndrome
Speaker: Neil Binkley
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Described the dismotility syndrome paradigm as a way to enhance reduction of fracture risk
  • Identify component conditions to consider in the dismotility syndrome
  • Appreciate approaches to implementing dismotility syndrome into clinical care
Great Room B+C
10:15-10:45 Refreshment Break Great Room A
10:45-11:15    Concurrent Small Group Sessions Rotation 1 
Option 1: Motivational Interviewing
Speaker: Rosa Dragonetti
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the various components of Motivational Interviewing
  • Identify when to use Motivational Interviewing in practice
  • List the resources for additional training in Motivational Interviewing
Strategy Room 2
Option 2: Bedside Falls Assessment
Speaker: Kristin Musselman
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Apply a comprehensive approach for the assessment of fall risk
  • Identify the components of postural control and how each may be evaluated
  • Demonstrate a bedside assessment of reactive postural control
Strategy Room 1
Option 3: Exercise Prescription
Speaker: Paul Oh
Strategy Room 3
11:15-11:45 Concurrent Small Group Sessions Rotation 2
Repeat of options 1, 2 and 3 above 
11:50-12:05 Panel Discussion: Dismobility Syndrome: Whose job is it anyway?
Speakers: Neil Binkley, Cathy Craven, Rosa Dragonetti, Kristin Musselman, Paul Oh
Great Room B+C
12:00 Lunch Great Room A
12:30-13:30 Poster Sessions - Faculty Prefunction Space & Great Room A
13:30-15:00  Concurrent Special Interest Group Sessions 
Amputees SIG - Osseointegration in Canada - Dream or Reality?
Speaker: Natalie Habra
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Review the OI cases across Canada
  • Discuss and help develop a standardized assessment protocol for OI
  • Discuss and help develop a registry for OI in Canada
  • Discuss the implantation of OI in Canada
Strategy Room 2

TBI SIG

Speaker: Paul Comper

Strategy Room 1
Pain SIG - The North American Opioid Crisis
Speaker: David Juurlink
Strategy Room 3
SCI SIG
13:30-14:00 SIG Discussion
Speaker: Colleen O'Connell
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe innovative clinical and research activities and priorities among Canadian SCI physiatrists
  • Identify current practices related to monitoring cough effectiveness and use of airway clearance strategies for individuals with neuromuscular disease and spinal cord injuries
  • Identify existing barriers to implementation of Canadian Thoracic Society Home Mechanical Ventilation guideline recommendations and potential strategies to mitigate these barriers
14:00-15:00 Focus Group on Airway Clearance (max 10 participants) 
Facilitator: Lynne Meisner
Strategy Room 7
13:30-15:00 Resident Town Hall: A primer on contract negotiations and job search strategies
Speaker: Rebecca Titman
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss important considerations during contract negotiations.
  • Describe job search strategies during and after residency training.
  • Compare factors that may impact career choices after residency.
Upper Fallsview Studio B
15:00-15:30 Refreshment Break
Great Room A
15:30-17:00  Concurrent Special Interest Group Sessions 
Stroke SIG Strategy Room 7
Interventional SIG Strategy Room 2
Community SIG
Speaker: Timothy Lapp
Upper Fallsview Studio B
Neuromuscular SIG - Advances in Nerve Transfer Surgery - The Future
Speakers: Thomas A. Miller, Douglas C. Ross
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Review recent advances in nerve transfer surgery and importance of rehabilitation.
  • Highlight neuroplasticity, rehabilitation and the post-operative recovery in both nerve injury and SCI.
Strategy Room 3
17:00- Free Evening!

May 26


Friday, May 26, 2017: Improving your Management and Leadership Skills

08:00-09:00 Physiatry Updates (10 minute sessions)
    • Medical Marijuana – Keith Sequeira
      Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
      • Understand pros and cons to medicinal marijuana prescription.
      • Describe the various marijuana options and when to consider each.
      • Describe pearls to consider with marijuana prescription.
    • Assisted Dying – Monica Branigan
    • OrthoticsNancy Dudek
      Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
      • Describe innovative designs for proximal unloading AFOs
      • Describe swing and stance phase control for knee orthoses
      • Describe the advantages of an Energy Storage and Return AFO
    • Statins and Myopathy – Steve Baker
Great Room B+C
09:00-10:00 3D Prosthetics & Other 3D Printing Advances
Speaker: Matt Ratto
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • evaluate the current state of 3Dprinting in prosthetics
  • compare current ICRC prosthetic design and fabrication processes with 3Dprinting
  • appreciate current capabilities and challenges of prosthetics and 3Dprinting
Great Room B+C
10:00-11:00 Posters/Break - Residents/Medical Students Great Room A & PreFunction Area
11:00-12:30  Concurrent Courses 
Course A – How to best give constructive feedback to students, employees and colleagues
Speakers: Sue Dojeji, Nancy Dudek, and Denyse Richardson
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • explain how feedback promotes learning and behavioural change
  • outline various approaches to providing feedback
  • discuss the importance of an educational alliance
  • Video and Brief Talk
  • Small Group Activities based upon scenarios
  • Discussion of what was learned
Great Room B
Course B – Quality Improvement 101 - How to make your practice safer, faster and better
Speaker: Alex Lo
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Perform an audit gap analysis to assess their current practice
  • Apply basic quality improvement tools to improve their practice
Great Room C
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Non-medical talk: Dr. Neil BinkleyVitamin D; the Panacea and the Controversies
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Relate the commonly utilized cutpoint to define vitamin D inadequacy
  • Formulate an approach to defining vitamin D status based upon assay variability
  • Indicate physiologically plausible outcomes related to vitamin D inadequacy
Great Room B+C
13:30-18:00 Social Options
Golf Whirlpool Golf Course
Cycling to Niagara on the Lake Zoom Leisure
Winery Tours (13:00 - 17:30) Malivoire Wine Company & Stratus Vineyards
18:00-21:00 CPRDF Fundraising Dinner 
Imagine a ‘self-guided’ tour of Jackson Triggs Niagara Estate while enjoying their award-winning wines complemented by gourmet cuisine. This event will allow you to enjoy Jackson Triggs architecturally striking and technologically advanced winery. As you arrive, you will be presented with the evening’s program featuring the wine, menu and a map to help you navigate. Guided tours will be offered throughout the evening to provide in-depth winemaking knowledge. You will experience an evening of winery self-discovery as you network and indulge in bountifulwine and culinary stations at wonderfully appointed locations throughout Jackson Triggs Niagara Estate. After enjoying the networking break, get out your wallets and get ready for our exciting annual CPRDF Auction Fundraiser!
Jackson Triggs Niagara Estate

May 27


Saturday, May 27, 2017

07:00-08:00 CPRDF Annual General Meeting Great Room B+C
08:00-12:00 Scientific Program
Moderator: Sean Dukelow
Great Room B+C
0815-0830 Optimizing Processes For Reporting Stroke Rehabilitation Inpatients Driving Status At Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A Lean Quality Improvement Project -
Pamela Joseph, FIRST PLACE - Resident Research Contest
 
0830-0845 The Current Status Of Pm&R In Acute Care: A Cross-Sectional Survey Of Canadian And American Academic Institutions -
Shannon MacDonald, SECOND PLACE - Resident Research Contest
 
0845-0900 Predicting Morbidity And Mortality In Lower Extremity Amputees Based On 2-Minute Walk Test Performance: A Cross Sectional Study -
Lindsey Woodrow, THIRD PLACE - Resident Research Contest
 
0900-0915 Resident Physician Perspectives And Preferences On The Name Of Their Own Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialty. -
Adam Kassam, FIRST PLACE - Education
 
0915-0930 Effect Of Dual-Tasking On Mobility Performance In Above And Below Knee Amputees -
Courtney Frengopoulos, FIRST PLACE - Case Report
 
0930-0945 First Aid For Gait Aids: The Neuro-Musculoskeletal And Vascular Complications Associated With Crutch Use
Ranita Manocha, FIRST PLACE - Systematic Reviews
 
0945-1000 Quality Of Life And Efficacy/Safety Results With Onabotulinumtoxina 100u In Non-Catheterizing Multiple Sclerosis Patients With Urinary Incontinence Due To Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity
Blair Egerdie, FIRST PLACE - Original Research
 
1015-1030 The Treatment Of Spasticity With Botulinum Toxin: A Qualitative Study Of Patient's Perspective
Ricardo Viana, SECOND PLACE - Original Research
 
1030-1045 Effectiveness Of The Hook Release Ultrasound Guided Carpal Tunnel Release: A Pilot Cadaveric Study
Nimish Mittal, THIRD PLACE - Original Research
 
1045-1100 Post-Concussion Syndrome: Pathophysiology And Treatment
Alexander Whelan, FIRST PLACE - Residen Essay Contest
 
1100-1115 What Happened To Me Doc?: Deciphering The Diagnosis Of Activated-Protein-C (Apc) Resistance Thrombophilia In A Previously Healthy 48 Year Old Female With Sudden Onset Cerebral Venous Thrombosis.
Natalja Tchajkova, SECOND PLACE - Residen Essay Contest
 
1115-1130 Factors Associated With Community Discharges Versus Skilled Nursing Facility (Snf) Discharges From Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation: The Need For A Pre-Admission Predictive Model.
Alexander Wasserman, THIRD PLACE - Residen Essay Contest
 
1130-1145 Mesenchymal Stem Cell Alterations In Bone Marrow Lesions In Patients With Hip Osteoarthritis
Mark Campbell, FIRST PLACE - Paper of the Year
 
10:00-10:15 Break Prefunction Area
12:00-14:00

Lunch/Awards
Comparison of US and Canadian Health Care Systems – What can we learn and what should we be thankful for?
Speaker: Larry Robinson

In a spirit of recognition for achievement, contribution, and character, the CAPM&R introduces the 2017 Award of Merit Recipient - Dr. Cathy Craven

Please join us to hear Dr. Craven share invaluable reflections and stories from her career.

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish valuable mentors
  • Demonstrate your CAPMR organizational commitment through networking activities
  • Schedule time of “out of the blur”
  • Synthesize unique challenges for the field and  opportunities to advance care
  • Exemplify the passion for our field evident in  Award of Merit Winners
Great Room B+C
14:00-15:00 Annual General Meeting - CAPMR Great Room B+C
15:00-15:30 Post-Stroke Shoulder Pain
Speaker: Ricardo Viana
Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss common etiologies of post-stroke shoulder pain
  • Explore evidence based managment of more common etiologies
  • Identify opportunities for interventional management
Great Room B+C
15:30-15:45 Refreshment Break Prefunction Area
15:45-17:00 Novel Office-Based Procedures for Shoulder Pain
Speakers: Neilesh Soneji, Harp Sangha
  • Intro to Sonotomy and Basic Injections
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Calcific Tendonitis
  • Suprascapular Nerve Lesioning
Great Room B+C
16:30-17:30

SIG Chairs Meeting

Agenda

  1. Review the role of the SIG in future Scientific Meetings,
  2. Recommendations on improving communication between Leads and “current” Scientific Planning Committee,
  3. Meet with Planning Committee Members for Yukon, 2018 CAPMR Scientific Meeting,
  4. New Chair SIG Sub-committee

The role of the Chair SIG Sub-committee is to: Liaise with CAPMR Executive, SIG Leads and Scientific Planning Committee.

Great Room C
18:00-23:00 Social Event
      • Dinner
      • Family Feud – East Coast vs. West Coast Physiatrists – Ida Cavaliere
Great Room B+C